7 Best CC Creams for Flawless Skin

Radiant, even-toned skin sets the stage for the rest of your makeup -- but you don't need a heavy foundation and layers of powder for a smooth, flawless complexion. Not anymore, at least. Over the past several years, the best CC creams have inspired many women to give up heavy foundation, thanks to the natural, skin-perfecting coverage they offer.   read more

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How to Apply Lipstick Like a Makeup Artist

We know what you're thinking -- how complicated can lipstick possibly be? True enough -- it isn't brain surgery. But somehow, by the end of the day, women around the world catch themselves in the mirror to find uneven, flaking, smudging, bleeding lip color that makes them want to (almost) resign lipstick altogether.   read more

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15 Best Mascaras for 2015

We all want long, lush lashes that make our eyes pop, but only the best mascaras can get the job done. We're talking those holy grail mascaras with wands that grab and coat every last lash, formulas that let you layer without clumps and give you the volume, length and definition you crave -- all day long, without smudging. Is that really so much to ask?   See mascaras

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The Charlotte Tilbury x Norman Parkinson Collection is Too Pretty for Words

If you look at makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury's Instagram, you'll find images by famed fashion photographer Norman Parkinson (he spent over 50 years in the business, and photographed icons like Sophia Loren, Vivien Leigh and Iman) sprinkled throughout her posts of celebrity clients and backstage snaps. She often uses his images in her mood boards, so it was only fitting that she collaborated with his grandson to create a limited edition line that captures the essence of Parkinson's work.   read more

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Find Your Astrological Power Lip Color

"What's your sign?" This question (and hopefully not pickup line) is either slightly annoying or semi-meaningful to you. Whether you take the whole zodiac thing with a grain of salt or hang on to every word in your daily horoscope as if it's the gospel, there are probably some similarities between your sign's personality traits and your persona.   Get lip horoscope

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14 Best Lipsticks

We kiss with them, we sip with them, we angle them with finesse to create coy little smiles -- they're one of the sexiest parts of the body, and paired with the right gloss, balm, stick or stain, can make an onlooker weak at the knees.   See the products

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The New Product That Will Transform the Way You Apply Foundation

You can customize pretty much anything these days (hello, made-to-order Manolo Blahnik BBs), so why is it so tough to find a foundation that works for every aspect of your lifestyle? After all, the light coverage foundation you wear to the office probably isn't what you want when you hit the town on Saturday night. Once you consider the fact that your skin tone typically changes from summer to winter, and that some areas of your face need more coverage than others, you could end up with a bathroom stuffed full of products to keep up. That's where Cover FX Custom Cover Drops, $44, come in.   read more

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Can't-Live-Without Beauty Products From Our Favorite Influencers

Peek into the makeup collection of this must-follow beauty guru   read more

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3 Gorgeous Ways to Wear Urban Decay's New Naked Smoky Palette

Here's the thing about eye shadow palettes: Though they tend to look gorgeous in the package, how many times have you bought one, only to use two (maybe three) shades from the whole thing? Luckily, that's not the case with Urban Decay's cult-favorite Naked palettes.   read more

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10 Foundations for the Most Youthful Skin of Your Life

The search for the perfect foundation is a constantly evolving quest. "As women age, they need to adjust their makeup products and application accordingly," says Jill Glaser, makeup artist and owner of Collage of Life   read more

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